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October 8, 2014, 3:00 PM

If you're not in Japan it makes sense to buy your music and DVDs online because that's pretty much the only way to get it. But if you're in Japan, there are several more exciting options! The Japanese music industry has been criticized for its dep...

Kotaku East Eric Jou

With the upcoming World of Warcraft expansion, Warlords of Draenor, coming in November, October seems to be a big month for Blizzard in China. The company's doing everything to drum up hype for the game, from an online cosplay contest to now an of...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Scrap metal art is not new. Loads of artists made wonderful works out of whatever metal they can get their hands on. Very few, however, can pull off an Incredible Hulk like this. You are looking at the work of Thailand's BanHunLek.

Fantasy romance to premiere on Tuesday Media distribution service Crunchyroll announced on Monday that it will stream the anime adaptation of Kenji Saito and Akinari Nao's Trinity Seven manga. The first episode will premiere on Tuesday, October 7 ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Crunchyroll Adds 'Parasyte -the maxim-' For Fall 2014 Anime Lineup Posted by Chris Beveridge October 7, 2014 at 01:13 PM Parasyte – The Maxim One of the more anticipated series of the fall has finally gotten its simulcast pickup as Crunchyroll has...

The Sun Rising Blog Michael Vincent

Yesterday's Super Smash Bros announcement for the Wii U was a bit of shocker. Granted, we all know the console version will come out sometime this year.  But hey, the game's out on the 3DS just a few days ago… The hype was real and people are now ...

OP Sequence OP: 「Seven Doors」 by ZAQ 「魔王候補と第三の選択」 (Maou Kouho to Daisan no Sentaku) "Administer and Third Selection" Finally, a magical-fantasy-action-harem anime with a calm, confident protagonist. The quirky, funny, and occasionally flirty harem...

Media distribution service Crunchyroll announced on Tuesday that it will stream Chaika - The Coffin Princess AVENGING BATTLE, the second anime series based on Ichiro Sasaki's Chaika the Coffin Princess novels.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Girl Friend Beta' Showcases Series Animation Posted by Chris Beveridge October 7, 2014 at 10:41 PM Girl Friend Beta The anime adaptation of the upcoming series Girl Friend BETA is set to debut on October 12th, 2014 and a new spot for the show has...

The GLORIO Blog Irothtin

Alternative titles: Rin Route, UBW, That Stupid Show Where King Arthur Is A Barely Pubescent Girl, Fate/Zero 2 Visual Novel Adaptation by UFOtable Streaming on Crunchyroll Premise Ten years after Fate/Zero, the Fifth Holy Grail War begins, draggin...

Haruhichan's blog Frontalspy

Hatsune Miku will be touring America this upcoming weekend for the 2014 Hatsune Miku Expo in Los Angeles and later in the month for New York. As promotion for the Expo, the vocaloid herself will be appearing on tonight's  (October 8th) episode of ...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

The November issue of manga magazine Mag Garden, on sale in Japan today, has introduced Shiina Sogo's Gakuen Psycho-Pass, a spoof the sci-fi anime featuring Public Safety Bureau's Unit One recast as a high school student morale committee.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Seven Seas Entertainment has added the sixth of seven new manga acquisitions they wanted to talk about this week with Magika Swordsman And Summoner, aka Magika no Kenshi to Vasreus. The series comes from Mitsuki Mihara and Monrin which began in th...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Nintendo has some Monster Hunter 4G info to share this week, with a Nintendo Direct presentation planned for Japan. The stream kicks off on Wednesday, October 8 at 8:00pm Japan Time, which lines up with 7:00am Eastern /4:00am Pacific on October 8 ...

SGCafe spartanchef

Doraemon is known for a whole lot of weird and wonderful gadgets from a camping hat which is a hat which can transform into a complete campsite in an instant, to the more ridiculous ones such as a gadget which can make money bigger… literally.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

While speaking with Famitsu magazine, Kingdom Hearts III director Tetsuya Nomura revealed some new info on development. The team recently stopped using Square Enix's in-house Luminous Engine, making the switch to Epic Games' Unreal Engine 4.

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

What if we told you that Sunday was being discontinued? Like, the day's just being removed from the calendar forever. You'd be pretty bummed, right? Sure, it lacks the excitement of Friday night, or the pure, 100-percent freedom of Saturday, but m...

OP Sequence OP: 「Stargazer」 by Larval Stage Planning   「円盤の街 」 (Enban no Machi) "Saucer City" Sora no Method is another anime that starts off with the same old introduction we've seen many times before.

Siliconera Ishaan

Fifteen years after its release, music-based platformer Vib-Ribbon is coming to North America. Sony Computer Entertainment America announced today that the game will be released as a PSOne Classic tomorrow, October 7th.

Sega has released a PS3/PSVita trailer video on their Youtube channel for the highly anticipated 2D fighting game, Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax. The trailer highlights the features in the game and goes through the roster of 12 fighters and 20 sup...

Amusement park anime Amagi Brilliant Park has received a hugely positive response online, even offering that rarest of KyoAni favorites – sexy service, and a bare bottom to boot… Omake: Loading more comments.


Oct7 The 2nd best show to feature an archer servant this season. Fall season is upon us, and I have the distinct pleasure of bringing you our first impressions of the hotly anticipated Madan no Ou to Vanadis (also called Lord Marksman and Vanadis).

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Crunchyroll has another announcement today, with the addition of Akatsuki no Yona to the fall anime simulcast lineup. The series is set to broadcast every Tuesday starting October 7 at 8:00am Pacific Time.

"Phase 49″ 「フェイズ49」 (Feizu 49) It almost feels like Yowamushi never went on break last season, considering how this episode jumped in right where the last ended – mid-way through the intense final stretch of the second day of the Inter High.

SGCafe spartanchef

In the tradition of Japan's weird fast food merchandise, Japanese fast food franchise Lotteria is challenging KFC Japan with their own weird merchandise, a couple of USB sticks inspired by their infamous burger towers.

Random Curiosity Passerby

OP Sequence OP: 「エクストラ・マジック・アワー」 (Extra Magic Hour) by AKINO with bless4 「お客が来ない! 」 (Okyaku ga Konai! ) "Not Enough Visitors! " I will make no great secret of the positive bias I bring with me into Amagi Brilliant Park; I think I made that clear i...

Random Curiosity Passerby

「普通の学園生活」 (Futsū no gakuen seikatsu) "Ordinary Academy Life" After Unlimited Blade Works and Ushinawareta Mirai wo Motomete on Saturday here's another visual novel adaptation this season. Zephyr's written extensively on the original game so I won'...

According to the Shonen Jump site, the popular Manga "NARUTO", which has been published for the last 15 years in the weekly Manga magazine "Shounen Jump", will be concluded for the 50th edition of the Shounen Jump magazine!

Japanator Hiroko Yamamura

What is probably one of the most anticipated Blu-Ray remasters in a long time, is set to be released just in time for Christmas on December 16th. The video from FUNimation looks fantastic, with the colors and details looking like they've handled t...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Folks who played Final Fantasy Explorers at Tokyo Game Show noted that it didn't feature stereoscopic 3D graphics, despite being on Nintendo 3DS. Square Enix has since confirmed that the action-RPG won't support one of the portable's key features.

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